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Lamb's Grill Cafe

169 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, UT - (801) 364-7166
Stately, trim, and diligent, Utah’s oldest restaurant (since 1919) is a three-meal-a-day gem with white linen napery and uniformed waitresses as attentive as teams of nurses.
66% Approval Rating (3 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Lamb Chops
Chocolate Cake
Rice Pudding
Greek Bread
Navy Bean Soup
Greek Chicken

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (9)
Roadfood.com Editor
"A grand old diner / coffee shop in the heart of Salt Lake City, Lamb's Grill Cafe is a square meals bastion that seems never to change. Even after the family that started it nearly a century ago sold the place back in 2011, subsequent visits have confirmed that it's ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

169 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, UT
(801) 364-7166

http://lambsgrill.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
All dinners are accompanied by plates of Greek bread loaded with flavorful sesame seeds. There is nothing spectacular about it, but it is rather addictive -- a yeasty joy to have from start to finish.
"All dinners are accompanied by plates of Greek bread loaded with flavorful sesame seeds. There is nothing spectacular about it, but it is rather addictive -- a yeasty joy to have from start to finish."
Michael Stern





Grilled boneless breast of chicken comes with a lemony sauce punched up with capers. Those are real -- and real good -- mashed potatoes that come alongside.
"Grilled boneless breast of chicken comes with a lemony sauce punched up with capers. Those are real -- and real good -- mashed potatoes that come alongside."
Michael Stern


There is plenty of meat on this trio of triple lamb chops, accompanied, of course, by mint jelly.
"There is plenty of meat on this trio of triple lamb chops, accompanied, of course, by mint jelly."
Michael Stern


The soup of the day when Jane and I ate at Lamb's most recently was Navy bean: thick and creamy, filled with good-sized cubes of pink ham.
"The soup of the day when Jane and I ate at Lamb's most recently was Navy bean: thick and creamy, filled with good-sized cubes of pink ham."
Michael Stern


Every good diner needs to have its own rice pudding. Lamb's does not disappoint.
"Every good diner needs to have its own rice pudding. Lamb's does not disappoint."
Michael Stern


This somewhat pale photo does not do justice to the deep, dark chocolaty nature of Lamb's five-layer cake.
"This somewhat pale photo does not do justice to the deep, dark chocolaty nature of Lamb's five-layer cake."
Michael Stern


Lamb's interior looks like it has not changed since opening day in 1919.
"Lamb's interior looks like it has not changed since opening day in 1919."
Michael Stern


To get to the dining room in back, you walk along this counter -- an especially nice place to eat if you are a single diner or an aficionado of counter culture.
"To get to the dining room in back, you walk along this counter -- an especially nice place to eat if you are a single diner or an aficionado of counter culture."
Michael Stern


Salt Lake City has changed a lot since we first ate at Lamb's some thirty years ago. It remains old reliable.
"Salt Lake City has changed a lot since we first ate at Lamb's some thirty years ago. It remains old reliable."
Michael Stern



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